barnburner

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barnburner

Any thing, event, or occasion that is especially exciting, impressive, and/or successful. I had so much fun at Jonathan's bachelor party last night; it was a real barnburner! The majority of the game was rather lackluster, but it was a barnburner in the final quarter.
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election, it would be reasonable to expect Scatter the Rats, the first L7 album in 20 years, to be a furious barn burner. Instead, it feels decidedly milquetoast.
What could have been an easy time for the Braves, suddenly turned into a barn burner in the third as St.
"[It's] shaping up to be a barn burner" said pollster Mike Noble.
Her spin on the uber-masculine Bond mythos would prove a welcome (albeit controversial) change of pace for the overall series, even as her talent for eye-popping visuals, kinetic pacing, and gnarly physical violence would all but guarantee she would turn out a real barn burner. Bonus points if she brings along her Revenge lead, Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, the platonic ideal of a Bond girl in the physical sense, but who could also imbue such a character with much-needed steeliness and intelligence.
PUT your money on Paddy Barnes winning a barn burner of a scrap with Cristofer Rosales in tomorrow night's WBC Flyweight world title fight at Windsor Park.
The Revealer has been described as "a barn burner gumbo of country, blues, rockabilly and punk, all mixed together for one hell of a guitar record."
don't tell Ruth - but there's a barn burner of a show scheduled to celebrate her birthday on Saturday at the Hi-Fi Lounge.
And to be candid, Michael Bloomberg is no barn burner.
Cesar Juarez admitted Nonito The Filipino Flash Donaire was the better man, but the Mexican warrior felt their 12-round barn burner should've been much closer in the scorecards.
The Kenda Cup finale, a UCI C2 race, will be the Boston Rebellion ProXCT and Barn Burner at Adams Farm in Walpole on July 11-12.
Dan Patrick was evident on inauguration day: In his speech, Abbott's tone was measured and managerial; Patrick's barn burner sounded more like a campaign speech, leaving some to wonder about his intentions for 2018.
If the Special Chiefs Assembly held in Ottawa May 27 is any indication, the Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly scheduled for Halifax July 15 to 17, with a preliminary battle for supremacy held July 14 at a Confederacy of Nations meeting, should be a real barn burner.
has all the earmarks of a real barn burner, a propulsive read that stays one step ahead until the inevitable finale.
Meanwhile, the GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan began his final day of the campaign in Nevada, calling the whirlwind spirit a "barn burner".
The loyal young Sarty's responses do not originate with Abner Snopes; so much is clear when we look closely at the barn burner and his tribe.